Fight PMS with These 3 Smoothies!

Posted by in Health, Nutrition, PMS

Smoothies are a great way to get the nutrition you need quickly and easily. But sometimes they can taste a bit…blah.

Not these smoothies!

Specially concocted to help soothe common PMS symptoms, these three PMS smoothie recipes will get you feeling better in no time. Check them out and let us know what you think in the comments!

 

Smoothie for headaches

Who has a Headache?…Not Me! (vitamin and mineral blend)

The vitamin riboflavin is great for treating headaches, and it just so happens spinach provides 32% of your recommended daily dose! Almond milk, mangoes, and kale also contain riboflavin.

 

1 cup of vanilla almond milk

1/2 cup of mango juice

Handful of organic baby kale

Handful of organic spinach

 

 

Superwoman Immunity (lots of B vitamin blend)Superwoman smoothie

A recent study showed that diets rich in vitamin B can prevent or alleviate PMS symptoms. And we’re talking diets here, not supplements. So try this smoothie to get your vitamin B game on!

 

1/2 cup of Kefir, plain

1/2 cup of water

1 whole orange; cut in pieces

1 apple, cut in pieces

1 banana

 

 

PMS smoothiePMS Be Gone! (all foods high in natural l-tryptophan)

Keep those chocolate cravings in check with this yummy—and healthy—alternative! This smoothie also contains sources of natural l-tyrptophan, a mood enhancer.

 

1 serving of chocolate protein (use real chocolate)

1.5 cups of soy milk

2-3 dates (cut in pieces first)

handful of slivered almonds